King, Mrs. Birdie 1880-1921
Posted By: Plymouth County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/15/2003 at 21:13:29
Mrs. Warren "Birdie" King Dies
Mrs. Warren King, who had been ill for some months with cancer, died at her home in the Adaville locality Tuesday evening, July 5, 1921. Her funeral which was largely attended by friends and relatives from all over the county and elsewhere was held at Adaville on Thursday afternoon and interment was made in the Pleasant Valley cemetery.
Mrs. King was a woman of beautiful character and sweet disposition, greatly beloved by all who knew her. An ardent church worker, tireless in her home duties and the best of neighbors, she was a power for good and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. To the bereaved family of husband and children, we extend our heartfelt sympathy.
Birdean Lydia Poyzer was born at Strawberry Point, Iowa, November 1, 1880, and she came to Western Iowa when but a small child. She was married to Warren J. King on March 14, 1900, to which union six children were born. Elvin Lee died in infancy, but she is survived by four daughters, Elva Lois, Ione Grace, Edna Ferne, Freda Hope, and one son, Stanley Warren. These with her husband, father, mother, two brothers, two sisters and many other relatives and friends survive her.
JOHNSON TWP. RESIDENT DEAD
Mrs. King, wife of Warren J. King, died last Tuesday at her home near Adaville following an illness caused by cancer. Deceased was a native of Iowa and was born at Strawberry Point, Ia., 1880, and was 40 years and 8 months of age at the time of her death. She was the daughter of Chas. M. Poyzer and Lydia Skewis. Mrs. King is survived by her husband, four daughters and one son and a large number of relatives
She was widely known in the Adaville community and was prominent in church and social work and was highly esteemed in a large circle of friends.
The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at the Adaville church, Rev. Zike officiating and was very largely attended by neighbors and friends. The sympathy of the entire community is extended to the bereaved family and friends.
~Source: A local obituary, newspaper unknown, July 1921.
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